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feyerick is on the south shore of long island and lyndon hurst. john berman is in lower manhattan. brian todd is covering rehoboth beach which is in delaware and sandra endo is still in maryland. we'll bring you updates from philadelphia mayor michael nutter, maryland governor martin o'malley, all of them will check in with us as well this morning. let's tell you where we are, lower manhattan, this is houston street. if you were to go down this way, you'd hit the fdr. if you were watching last night, the fdr drive flooded, very, very unusual. what we can see behind me, behind this downed branch, further back, is more flooding as we head down toward the fdr. much of the flooding in those evacuation zones. these apartment buildings behind me had been evacuated. evacuation zone. of course, flooding a big problem. the good news here it's actually receded a fair amount. the flooding where i was standing the water was coming up to here. it's back maybe 50 yards. so that's some good news. it's happening slowly and we're expecting as the day progresses that the water will go out and recede. up t
will be our guest. virginia governor bob mcdonnell. john berman is live in battery park, lower manhattan. expecting big storm surge there. rob marciano has the forecast but also is live in asbury park, new jersey. sandra endo is in ocean city in maryland. you've seen the deteriorating weather conditions there. george howell in kill devil hills, north carolina, on the outer banks. has for hours now. let's begin with rob marciano for the latest on what sandy is doing right now. when she is expected to make landfall, and how it will be all the way through. rob? >> good morning, again, soledad. the center of sandy is about 380 miles southeast of -- of new york city. the wind field expanding. we've got 800 miles of tropical storm force winds that will be battering this coastline. and just in the last hour, winds and rain have picked up here along the jersey shore. satellite pictures showed you just how immense this storm system is. second only to hurricane olga. but tied now with the 1938 historic hurricane, the long island express, as far as barometric pressure goes. historic event unfolding
, known for picking winners. i went to franklin county, central part of the state with governor john kasich about his concerns. now we're in ham milton county, in cincinnati, ohio. voters in this election will come down yet again to one thing, the economy. >> if our government isn't leading by example then it doesn't set a good example for business to follow. bill: justin cooper runs the recycling business his great-grandfather started almost 90 years ago. his vote is all about his company. >> they said four for four years they will invest nor and more here at home and we haven't seen that. bill: cooper will vote for mitt romney. peggy shannon's cookie business is that rare example of a startup that is thrived in the great recession. after just two years, she is now moving to a larger building but the economy remains her concern. >> from a professional standard you think this is a pretty big investment. are we ever going to get our money back and i'm not sure actually but i think you have to have faith in the economy and faith in america. bill: she has a positive attitude during an e
members, but i think of john lindsay who basically was laughed out of office after one of these snowstorms, i think of jane bern in chicago, mayor nagin in new orleans. they blew it. >> you don't want ever want this to happen on your watch if you're a mayor or elected official and you don't want it to happen on your watch to some degree because of politics, but those folks were laughed out of office so to speak because they didn't deliver the services that are the most core and most basic that their taxpayers pay for. this is what you show up to do every day if you're a municipal employee or elected official is things like this at the base. if you can't do this, people do have a right to be angry. >> okay. thank you so much, christine quinn, speaker of the house -- speaker of the city council in new york city. up next, the latest as hurricane sandy, what a strangely nice name for this horror, back with more in a minute on sandy. >>> hurricane sandy is expected to make landfall within the next hour or so in southern new jersey or the state of delaware. with me now by phone is delaware gover
could it be? believe it or not, this guy thinks he has an idea. a researcher at johns hopkins, he's predicted how many of us may lose power. remember, irene left 7 million without power. >> our model suggest 10 million. >> reporter: roughly 10 million without power for a week or more. if 50 million feel the effect of this, 1 in 5, could be without electricity. a very big storm coming our way. >> that's an unbelievable number. >>> we'll go back out to sam champion in new york city, in preparations under way for how this city, the largest city in the country, would deal with hurricane sandy. >> bianna, you know, we have seen storms move up this coastline and breeze by new york. only one hurricane in recent memory irene made a move to this city and the city got ready for it. forecasters are being careful to let folks know right away that this storm has more strong effects than irene may have had. new york city is operating under a state of emergency and wants everyone prepared today for a monday storm. boarding up homes and buildings. >> i'm really nervous about this. i am. i'm cooki
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of annapolis have already seen flooding. not as bad as it could be. john harion taking a look at things. >> john? >> reporter: high tide is not scheduled until 6:01, just under an hour from now. as you can see the water is not a particular problem. it's a foot and a half to 2 feet below. just an hour or so ago, there were people still strolling around. the wind has stiffnd, coming in at 25 to 35 miles per hour with some gusts higher, and now there's virtually no one out, at least in this part of annapolis. there are occasional cars cruising by a. couple of bars are open. but all stores and services are closed. about 80% of the gas stations about two hours ago when we cruiseed the town looking for diesel fuel from our truck, 80% of the gas stations were closed. there's some flooding in low- lying parts of anne arundel county, and there are road closures. here's a list, river road, south of harrell harbor closed because of standing water. defense highway, which is route 450 at stevens church road. that's the crossen area. the road is closed. one more for you. near the border of prince ge
of news, so thank you. >> thank you. >> shannon: senator john mccane is one of the many people wonder why they didn't sunday in forces. saying our assets should have been better prepared. >> there are forces all over the mediterranean and europe. they were not at a state of readiness that they could have intervened. the incredible aspect of this is that it was well known that there were two attacks on -- on the facility, as you know, in april and in june. >> shannon: there is a lot more from senator mccain in bret baier's special investigation, benghazi, new revelations, today at 3:00 and at 10:00 eastern, information you will not hear anywhere else. with nine days until the election, hurricane sandy is blowing the carefully scripted schedules out the window, forcing president obama and governor romney to change their plans, but it is not slowing them down. we have the latest from the trail. >> president obama will leavemented everd.c. and fly to florida, do a campaign event in florida tomorrow and fly back to washington to monitor the storm. because of sandy, the president has cancelled
representative. this is a half-hour. postcode let me introduce you to john prible, vice president of the independent insurance agents and brokers of america. our topic is the national insurance program. mr. purple, this article was in "the wall street journal" yesterday ensures market bubble tab. what's the responsibility when it comes to recovering from sandy? >> guest: sure, that article and a hand like really captures exactly what is going on. so when a typical insurance event for a hurricane, there's going to be damage caused by wind, wind storm damage, fallen trees. you see in the news media there's going to be fires or natural gas lines. all of this damage will be covered are your typical homeowner's insurance policy that is covered by the private insurance, so you're going to contact if you have a claim camile contact your insurance company. they're going to cover it with your limits and deductibles and it's going to be private policy. any damage caused by flooding is covered only if you have a flood insurance policy to the national flood insurance program. that is the publ
john boehner's car. i'll walk mitch mcconnell's dog. i'll do whatever is required to get this done. >> president obama heads to new hampshire a bit later today for a stop in nashua. vice president biden is scheduled to hold an event in lynch burg, virginia. >>> now we go to ohio where nbc's ron mott is on that bus tour with paul ryan. hello to you ron again. where are you in the many stops on that bus tour today? >> reporter: hey there, alex. i've got to get my back stretched out. we've got five stops as you mentioned here today. three more tomorrow. eight in total. 400 plus miles over the next two days with paul ryan. right now we're in janesville, ohio. just wrapping up a speech here. a lot of people are wondering why so much attention on ohio? this state may be the one that decides who wins this election. it's probably more important for governor romney than perhaps for the president because no republican candidate alex as you know has ever won the white house without winning here. so we expect to see the campaign tours between now and election day that governor romney or paul r
this morning. john berman is stationed there where the floodwaters came up very, very high. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. that's right. where i'm standing right now, last night was part of new york harbor. the floodwaters came in from the hudson river and the bay right behind me. it swept up and went about 30 feet back there. it would have been way past my waist. you can see where the water came in and flattened this garden area here, these bushes were standing up much higher before the water swamped them. the storm surge unprecedented. nearly 14 feet. that's feet higher than the record setback in 1960. out in new york harbor they saw waves 32 feet high if you can believe that. the storm surge unprecedented. this area also part of zone 80 evacuation zone, some 370,000 people told to get out of these low-lying areas specifically because of the storm surge that came. we're expecting another high tide after 9:00 a.m. this morning. we don't expect it to flood quite as badly but it is of concern. there is still expected to be a storm surge as you see this morning. and sole
in zanesville. this is about 30 minutes. we begin with remarks by ohio governor john k. asek. [applause] >> how you doing out here, huh? we are more excited. paul ryan is here, the next vice president of the united states. my wife and my children are here. would you give them all round of applause? they have to put up with all of this. you know the situation. we are doing better. i hope you agree we are doing better. and we went from a loss of 400,000 jobs and we are up 112,000 now. we went from $8 billion in the hole to a balanced budget. not bad, huh? we are now the number four job creator in the united states and number 1 in the midwest. why? because of all of you. but the problem we have -- every day i think about these numbers and these headwinds that keep pushing us back. and the head winds are coming from washington. there are a lot of people here that are small business people. you are the heroes. the small business people deserve a great round of applause for what they do in employing our families. [applause] when we have a federal government that has a $16 trillion national debt, i ca
domestic security team. that's john brennan. janet napolitano, and then of course chris fugate who is the head of fema but he was brought in as sort of -- he was jeb bush's head of emergency planning in florida during that period, if you recall, when florida went through four hurricanes. all of the other states didn't seem to do it and this guy was seen as nonpartisan super emergency management person, if you will. and that's the guy running fema. the president is getting constant updates. you've got to wait it out. you've got to find out a middle storm. and you're managing and brought everything in and waiting for the storm to pass to figure out, okay, how bad is the cleanup? right now it's just hunker down. >> hold on. we got an update. sandy is now a post tropical cyclone, still very powerful and expected to make landfall in one hour right near us. let me show you a picture. this is chris christie who is affected by this situation. he's speaking very positively of a democratic president. >> i thank the president for his telephone call inquiring about how things were going here a
are scrambling to make sure preparations are in place. and abc's john schriffen has that part of the story from lower manhattan. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning. we are here in battery park city, in what's now being called zone "a." 375,000 residents around the city live in the low-lying potential flood zones. you look at the water right now, it is calm. but when sandy comes through, it wouldn't take much for the water to come up over the walls. last year, for hurricane irene, these residents had to be evacuated. so, this time around, they're ready for the worst. east coast communities going on the offensive. building sand walls, securing property and stocking up on supplies, as the superstorm closes in. after being pounded last year by hurricane irene with its record storm surge and feet of flooding, new york residents are once again bracing for the worst. damage from irene topped $14 billion. and sandy could wreak even more havoc. >> certainly having lived through it. i lost everything in my basement. i had up to ten feet of water in my house. this is a concern. >> reporter: gov
. a researcher at johns hopkins, he's put together a model, predicting, how many of us may lose power. remember, irene left 7 million without power. >> our model suggesting 10 million. >> reporter: roughly 10 million without power for a week or more. if 50 million feel the effects of this, that's 1 in 5, could be without electricity. if you're inland, think again, it could be a bad one. dan and bianna. >> it will go well inland. david kerley, thank you for your reporting. >>> another breaking story we're watching closely. a massive earthquake off the west coast triggered a tsunami warning in hawaii. our worst fears quelled for now at least. on our affiliate reports. >> very serious situation in hawaii earl yi this evening. the civil service calling for a evacuation of the low-lying areas. caused by the 7.7 earthquake in canada. >> they're seeing the waves come in. it's still going to be a long night tonight. they'll have to wait at least a couple of more hours before they can consider lower that advisory. it appears that it's not going to be as bad as once predicted. >>> back out to sam, talk u
the biggest economic impact overall. johns hopkins put out a research study yesterday that estimated about 10 million people could lose power. that compares to about 7 million that lost power during irene. and it could take a week to get everybody back up and running because they won't be able to start putting things back together again until probably wednesday and it will be another five to seven days after that. big, big hit to the economy. >> paul, thank you so much. i know you're going to be with us for the next few days as we continue to work through hurricane sandy. thank you, paul. >>> all right. tyler, over to you. >> thank you, sue. hurricane sandy of course bearing down, point pleasant, new jersey. some utilities bracing for the worse. we just talk a little bit about that. warning customers that they could be out of power for a week, ten days, maybe more. what kind of damage are we talking about here and will some utilities perform better than others. greg gordon is senior managing director at isi group. mr. gordon, welcome, good to see you. can any utility that will be affected by
coverage in annapolis. >> john gonzalez has the latest. >> we can tell you and has been raining hard for several hours in annapolis. not only is the arraignment picking up, but the wind. the gusts are more frequent here on main street in annapolis. many merchants said the sandbags down on the weekends. they have put their outdoor patio furniture in doors, making sure everything is safe. there were many warnings over the weekend. the mayor advising not only the business owners but the residents here to evacuate if they can today as soon as possible. it has been raining hard several hours already. the chesapeake river has not jumped its banks yet. by this drain is clogged with fall leaves. that will pose a problem. we're not even dealing with the high tide get in annapolis. this is an area that knows well what happens when there's bad flooding. some businesses over here have not only set down the sandbags, but have also put congress on the windows. the rain is really coming down at this hour. the wind picking outup. -- businesses have put protection over the windows. you can see of th
after we did this interview with d dot spokesman john lyle we noticed cars we watched no longer using plaquards and getting tickets. >> handicap issue itself is hard one to enforce. first of all, it's free. and there's no way of knowing whether the person is parked there, you know, has a valid disability or not. >> councilmember chase says it may be time to do city wide recall to make sure only those with legitimate disabilities get a plaquard. she is also interested in teaming up with maryland where police have access to the handicap plaquard data base to quickly check for violators. >> maybe we can exchange data bases. they can have their list of valid plaquards. we can have our list of valid plaquards and we can switch and have the software in both of our, you know, handhelds. >> they both say they hope the city's red top meter program will eliminate plaquard problems. starting next year, even those with plaquards will have to pay the meter. tisha thompson, news 4 i-team. >> the news of sandy continues. a lot of people haunted by last year's hurricane irene, see what they are doing
atlantic to the midwest. and it is not over yet. >> new jersey governor chris christie with us. our john miller is live in the nypd emergency command center. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >> we knew this would be a great dangerous storm and the storm met our expectations. >> new york city is under sea right now. >> storm of the century. >> sandy slams into the northeast leaving millions ofle without power. at least 16 people dead. >> damage estimates are in the billions up and down the east coast. water rushing into the battery tunnel as well as lower manhattan. >> massive fire already decide dozens of homes in queens. >> nyu hospital forced to evacuate. everybody is rolling up their leaves and pitching in. >> land city the storm wiping out a huge section of the historic boardwalk. >> a giant crane snapped. that's a crane that's still dangles over streets of new york city. >> facade after building crashed into a street. >> oh, my gosh. we can set up offices inside a restaurant. police officer came by and tol
carter twice, walter mondale, michael dukakis, bill clinton, al gore, and john carry, and barack obama. caller: when this editorial board said down, we did not look at who has an r or d behind his name. the whole conversation focal point was the economy. what is best for the next four years. partisanship was set aside to examine the issues that i once care the most about, an issue that is at a high level on the national level. it has to be in a bipartisan way. this thread state, blue state gridlock that we find ourselves and as a nation is not just being saw in washington, it is being saw all over the country. i think there is a growing demand from voters -- i think this election will probably prove it -- they want washington to work. the one there to be leadership. there has to be an effort from somebody to reach across the aisle and make something happen with another party. when we sat down and really thought about where we wanted to go with this, we looked at the list. host: let me bring up one other point. we are focusing on the demo in registered in part because of mitt romney spe
having to do with romney's character, not romney's policies. >> steve: all right. read all about it john podhoretz. thanks very much. straight ahead. the father of a navy seal in benghazi sending a powerful message directly to president obama. >> my son and the others died heroes and it's better to die the death of a hero than it is to live the life of a coward. >> steve: as the president refusing to answer questions about the deadly attack. congressman is not giving up. he is here. this is being called a monster historic storm. we showed out rain and wind and check out snow in north carolina. live reports up and down the coast in two minutes. honey, thehave e 55 inch lg... [ mom ] we already have a tv. would you like to know more abo it? yeah, but let me put my wife on speaker. hi! hi. it's led and it has great picture quality. i don't know... it's ultralim... maybe next year. you cod always put it on layaway and pay a little at a time. alright. we'll take it! ah! i love you! hmm! ahem. football. [ male announcer ] shop now. get the hottest brands on your list today... like the lg 55 in
happened. john bolton outraged that the united states is not allowed to speak with him yet. >> it is outragous beyond belief that the tunisian government will not allow us to have acess. i don't know what the supply of foreign aid going into tunisia is now, i would look at a substantial reduction if they don't cooperate. >> gretchen: the state department hasn't said why it hasn't gotten acess to the suspect. justice in the murder of briantery. the suspect pled guilty to first-degree murder. he admitted to being part of the group the u.s.. they'll not seek the death penalty. the suspect said the weapons were hidep for them on the u.s. side of the border much two of the weapons were linked to the botched fast and furious operation. nine men in florida busted for betting on pee wee football. it involved coaches with extensive criminal records. the parents were spotted exchanging money. some wagers were as much as $100,000. >> on pee wee football. >> gretchen: everybody knows his name. ♪ george wince was hospitalized after having chest pace. he was supposed to be in the produ
promises to wash john boehner's car and walk mitch mcconnell's dog. turns out mitch mcconnell doesn't have a dog, in order to get something done to avoid that fiscal cliff everyone is predicting economic catastrophe. meanwhile, an nbc affiliate out of denver talked about some of the themes that he's working on and hitting mitt romney with. >> i fought for middle-class families in colorado and all across the country. that's the kind of president i think you want. and i'm looking forward to having the privilege of serving another four years. a lot of it is going to depend on colorado so i hope everybody takes advantage of early vote in colorado. you guys are always ahead of the curve when it comes to voting. >> nine interviews yesterday, the president did. he was in washington, but he headed down to dnc. radio interviews with our friend michael smerconish and others around the country. >> mike viqueira, get your track shoes on. joining me now, white house correspondent for the hill amie parnes, and steve selma. good morning. >> hi, good morning. >> amie i'm going to begin with you because we
? believe it or not, this guy thinks he has an idea, a researcher at johns hopkins has put together a model predicting how many of us may lose power. remember, irene left 7 million without electricity. >> our model is suggesting roughly 10 million. >> reporter: 10 million who could be without power for a week or more. so we're talking about 50 million people may feel the effects of this storm. that means one in five potentially could see their lights go out. so if you're inland, and you don't think that these waves and this coastal impact is going to affect you, think again, it could be a bad one, dan and bianna. >> it will go well inland. we know that. from the meteorologists. david kerley, thank you for your reporting this morning. >>> meanwhile, 5,000 miles to the west there is another breaking story we're watching closely right now. a massive earthquake off the west coast triggered a tsunami warning for hawaii downgraded to an advisory, our worst fears quelled for now at least. now our affiliate in miami reports. >> reporter: very serious in hawaii. the civil defense calling for an evac
on mechanics. and while the romney campaign is certainly a lot better than john mccain's 2008 operation, the more this race focuses on mechanics, the better it is probably for the obama campaign. asked whether the storm could affect early voting, the president said that remains to be seen. >> we don't anticipate that at this point, but we're obviously going to take a look. >>> well, it's the october surprise. that we know. and the thing we don't know is what is exactly the impact going to be? we've got a lot of storm coverage to get to, and we'll get to that next. we'll go to point pleasant beach, new jersey. the storm is already kicking up serious waves there. we'll also head to florida. a state that knows storms well. that's where the president was supposed to be this morning opinion bmorning, but sandy forced a last-minute schedule change. debbie wassermann schultz will join us. >>> plus, we've got a slew of new swing state polls. what's this about minnesota? what do those minnesota numbers really tell us about where and how this race is tightening. >>> but first, we made a big deal
. compare that to 2004, were the center of the state was essentially read for george w. bush. john carey won a huge margin in philadelphia and pittsburgh, also winning in it -- north western pennsylvania. a huge vote difference. loretta is joining us from pennsylvania, republican line. terry madonna in harrisburg. good morning. caller: hello -- my comment is that i think obama should be impeached for allowing the ambassador and seal, after requesting help three times, being denied, told to stand down -- you cannot tommy the president did not know about it. he is dancing around this issue, and i think it should be made a national issue and i am very disappointed in him and hillary clinton, her being a mother and a woman. i think it is disgusting. host: if you had a chance to ask the president a question on this issue, what would you ask him? caller: why did you have the skies murdered? that would be my question. -- those guys murder? why did he not sent up there when he could? host: we'll get a response -- terry madonna on this issue generally and also on foreign policy, how that is playing o
the spokeor martin o'malley ago.ours john gonzales is in annapolis. you guys have been talking about this massive storm moving inland. we are feeling the effect in annapolis. intensifying and has been strong for several hours. it is the wind that is really picking up. the big concern in annapolis a low-lying area prone tidal andg is the coastal flooding around the area. we are told that the tidal could reach 3 feet. we're getting the strongest long we have had all day rightey are happening now. s been concern in the area. people todid advise evacuate. there is no mandatory evacuation annapolis but that could change. the businesses have set up sandbags but also the big tarps and covers and putting n glass windows and doors prevent them from breaking. you can see the covers on the bb bank. residents realized what happened in 2003 with hurricane where this entire area water.er 6 feet of there is an area just the road, meadows, no power at this hour. hunt meadows. high tide is at 6:00 this evening and the one following around 6:00 tomorrow morning. >> thanks very much. as far as schools
happening again. in howard county, john henrehan, fox 5 news. x 5 news. >> a mess there. >>> people in need of help following superstorm sandy. >> up next, the relief efforts already under way and can you help chip in. stay with us. with us. we'll have information when we come back. anncr: their ads, hopelessly untrue. a west virginia casino launching the biggest ad barrage ever. don't be misled. the washington post says question seven is just... common sense. it'll create 4,000 permanent jobs. and stop maryland from losing millions to other states... every year. that's why business, labor, and teachers all support... question seven. and so does the washington post. vote for question seven. it's just common sense. we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thi
rain and wind from the storm. the wizards will be without star john wall. he's out with a knee injury and is not expected to return until december. tip-off set for 7:00. >>> they say the show must go on. that is exactly what happened. late night with jimmy fallon taped a show yesterday afternoon in new york without an audience. the super storm kept many people away. fallon managed to line up a few guests. david letterman also taped a show without an audience. but other late night shows, including jon stewart and stephen colbert, all ended up canceling their shows. leave it to the faithful to keep it going without an audience. >> or is it that nbc still made them do the show? >> i'm sure it was still funny. >> exactly, right. >>> 6:27 is our time. coming up, we continue to survey the damage from sandy. we'll have pictures coming your way from other parts of the country as well. anncr: it's said that character is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent
for most of the evening. john honey in huntington. john, how's it looking at there? >> well, it is very urey, actually. the power remains off. it's very quiet, very still. take a look. if you can see anything. follow me. basically we are a long new york avenue here in the center of the village, huntington village, and it is just totally dark. we have seen some cars driving by, police checking the area. a couple of people walking by, in fact. here comes an officer right here . come back around. but basically power remains south. a suffolk county officer. power remains out throughout this area for a couple of hundred thousand customers. here on long island, that is a big problem, number one, power. earlier we were along huntington harbor, which is just down the road. and the wind really picked up. prole about 55-69 per hour gusts, higher than that, and we were lucky because we have some shelter behind a building. the storm was really coming through, but we watched as cheese were snapping as going into people's yards and that has been the issue all day. taking down power lines, causing a l
be stranded. and will hurricane sandy rock the vote. john harwood will check in from washington. >>> welcome back. a quiet times square before the storm. we'll have a weather channel update in just a few minutes. we'll see whether they know anything that we don't know here at a business channel. i don't know why they would. time for squawk sports as the east coast is preparing for hurricane sandy, i don't know what happened to the giants. giants were in detroit sweeping the tigers. winning four straight games to capture the title. once you beat the reds and come back from two down, then the rest was easy for the giants. in case you missed sunday night football or saturday football, are they -- is kent state a full accredited -- >> now you're going to thrust an ohio school on top of it? >> they don't have video of that. >> i think what you should say to me is how did colorado do against oregon. >> i wouldn't go that low. y picked against your alma mater. >> i know. notre dame by the way, it you watch the first couple -- >> i watched in and out. >> i thought oklahoma was going to beat them bad
, shattering the previous tide from 1960. that was john berman, ashleigh banfield. john berman is there in the cold light of day. what's happening today, john? >> reporter: hey, carol. right now it's dry. as you said, there was water covering this whole area where i'm standing right now. 14-foot storm surge, 14 foot higher than the record before. we heard out there in new york harbor there were waves that were 32 feet high, six foet higher than the record has ever been. simply battered. that storm surge wreaked havoc all over the city. you were talking about it a little while ago. subways flooded, seven subway tunnels that go out from manhattan and queens and other areas here. they're flooded. they haven't said how long it will take to fix them. the biggest devastation, worst devastation they've seen or had in the subway system in its full 108-year history. no word on how long it will take to pump the water out of those tunnels. they could going to some lines up and running before others but they will be tough to repair. meanwhile, power out for about 250,000 people in manhatta
of people and win next tuesday night. thank you john for entertaining and supporting and for helping so many people come together to make contributions to the red cross. i know senator john thrasher is here somewhere. he's somewhere. and congressman crenshaw is here. thank you -- there they are down in the corner. thank you. they are good men and appreciate their help tonight. [applause] we're excited tonight because we know that we're getting closer to a big change in this country, a real change. [applause] we also have full hearts because we know our fellow americans are struggling through some real tough times with the hurricane that hit the atlantic coast and i want to underscore if you have the ability to help out, please provide some resources there and give calls to your loved ones and keep them in your thoughts and prayers. we help each other as americans and that help is needed now. so thank you florida for your help. [applause] now i think people are coming together in another way right now and that is people recognize this is an extraordinary opportunity for america that we face g
the event. john kasich was supposed to be there but some power outages, has attended to those. presidential candidate mitt romney has a campaign even this evening, the last of his three stops in ohio. he will be in florida today, rather, campaigning with jeb bush. we'll have that for you tonight at 8:00 eastern and follow that with your phone call reaction and your twittery action on c- span. you heard about the rain in ohio, the president in new jersey with the governor of new jersey, chris christie, touring parts of that state. and here in brigantine, north of atlantic city, he spoke to firefighters and other people as well. this is about 20 minutes. >> good afternoon, everybody. i want to thank the members are here and i want to thank the president. we spent a significant afternoon to get there surveying the damage up and down a coastline. we were able to show the president that personally. we had an opportunity to discuss it. and over to the shelter and meet with folks and have them see the president and his concern all of us have for making sure that things get back to normal as quickl
, that is to protect beach erosion and to maintain the -- the safety of the beach area. and john is showing you some examples of that. but look how twisted this is. this is from wind and wave damage. to give you a good idea of how strong this storm was, as it pounded this rehoboth beach. the good thing is that many people had been evacuated and looking down this way, towards the boardwalk, you can see that the lights are still on, gregg. that's a very important thing. that means the crews have been working throughout the night to help this area stay well lit and to stay covered, in terms of the darkness to make sure there is light here along the pathway of the boardwalk. the boardwalk received very little damage, by the way. we will walk over here and show you how secure it is, except for this hole here. i want to make sure that john watches out for that. that's beach erosion. watch your step there. but the boardwalk here, as you can see, it's solid. it's intact. now, further down, there is some flooding. we can't get to that flooding right now. we will be able to get to it throughout the day when t
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